Illustrated by Rebecca Gryspeerdt
Published by Wayland, 2017
Read the creation myth about how the sun came to the forest, the flood story that explains how fruit trees came to be and discover why water lilies float on the river. There is also an original story about the famous water spirit called Bufeo Colorado. He lives at the bottom of the Amazon river during the fiesta, he comes ashore to lure people to his underwater home.
Beautifully told stories matched by luscious illustrations...enhanced by vivid colour and decorated borders. (Junior Education)
These books would be of great value in a class (Books in Schools, Issue 82)
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